What’s happening this week

March 19

Showtimes at the Highlands Playhouse for Tea with the Dames.

March 20

Photography Club at The Bascom on Wednesday.

  • Photography Club: Wednesday from 5:30-7 p.m. on March 20. Guest speaker is Harold Davis

March 21-23

Highlands Cashiers Players holds Dinner Theater at the Highlands Performing Arts Center.

  • HCP Dinner Theater at the PAC: Lots of laughs….four course dinner….four new one-act plays….new venue….new actors….new directors, plus favorite actors and directors HPC’s past productions. All this at takes place at the Highlands Cashiers Players popular Dinner Theater at Highlands Performing Arts Center Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, March 21-23 and Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, March 28-30. Doors will open at 6:30, show starts at 7 p.m. No Sunday matinees. The event will be held in a much more spacious area than in the past—upstairs in the PAC auditorium—with plays presented on the main stage between the four courses of a delicious catered dinner.  Audience will be seated at round tables with places for eight.  Be sure to mention if you would like to be seated with friends or family when you arrange for tickets.The HCP box office at PAC, 507 Chestnut Street, will be open through the run of the production, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and Saturdays. Stop by or call 828-526-8084, for tickets. Tickets may also be available on line.Tickets for dinner and show are $37.50.  For HCP season subscribers, there is no charge, it’s part of the subscription package. Check our website for more information: highlandscashiersplayers.org. 

March 23

Beginner Photography Class with Photography Resident Artist Series with Dylan Lytle.

  • Photography Class at The Bascom: Beginner Photography Class, Photography Resident Artist Series with Dylan Lytle, March 23; 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. In Learning Manual Settings, students will learn the rules of exposure, and how to manipulate the manual controls on their camera to take correctly exposed images. For more information click HERE.

March 24

Hot Chocolate from Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust on March 24.

  • HCLT Sunset Hot Chocolate: Hot chocolate given out by Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust at Ravenel Park on the Sunset Rock side from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is to engage the community, and to come hike Ravenel and learn more about the Land Trust that protects it and many other properties. The hot chocolate is free!

March 29

Community Coffee with Highlands Mayor Pat Taylor is at 11 a.m. on the last Friday of each month.

  • Community Coffee at the Hudson Library: Community Coffee with Highlands Mayor Pat Taylor is at 11 a.m. on the last Friday of each month. This month’s topic under discussion is the Highlands Town Retreat. Community Coffee is a collaboration between the Hudson Library, the Town of Highlands and a sponsoring community organization. Each month, the library provides the space and brews the (donated) coffee, a community group provides  the refreshments and the Mayor of the Town of Highlands, Patrick Taylor, facilitates the discussion. For more information call the Hudson Library at  828-526-3031.

April 25

3 River Fly Fishing Festival

  • Registration is now open for the 9th AnnualThree River Fly Fishing Festival April 25-27 in Highlands, N.C.! We are thrilled to kick off another tournament and are also excited to unveil the new Three River logo designed by William Lamb As always, this fishing competition is open to men and women of all skill levels with more than 2,200 miles of public water available to fish. Each team will fish one native, one hatchery-supported and one delayed-harvest stream. Entry is $500 per team – or $450 for teams who register before February 28. This fee includes the opening night reception on Thursday at beautiful Lullwater House, the Friday happy hour check-in, the closing night dinner on Saturday, a gift bag full of great swag and the opportunity to win fantastic prizes. And the best part is, every dollar raised benefits the Town of Highlands Scholarship Fund! Contact Hilary Wilkes at hilary@highlandhiker.com for more information, or to register your team.

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